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revised What does dax ipsa refer to?
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comment What does dax ipsa refer to?
A little more googling, and I found "daks" is Australian slang for trousers, still not sure about the ipsa portion.
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comment What does dax ipsa refer to?
+1 For finding the lyrics online.
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revised What does dax ipsa refer to?
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comment What is a good, short, word to describe a software engineer?
Also Introvert. ;)
Oct
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comment What does dax ipsa refer to?
@coleopterist: From the context of the song the name had more meaning than merely being name. It was an obvious reference to something. Its relation to English is that it is possible Australian slang of some sort.
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asked What does dax ipsa refer to?
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comment Why does English need an article before any noun?
@ShreevatsaR: Oops! :) I guess my larger point is that language X and Y may have different specifics, but you can generally express anything in Y that you can in X. It may feel awkward or unnatural in some cases, but can be done. I would certainly understand it if someone told me "I have dog", but my initial thought would be to wonder if "dog" was some acronym for a disease I had not yet heard of.
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accepted How to indicate possession when using abbreviation “Dr.”
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comment How to indicate possession when using abbreviation “Dr.”
It feels more like an honorific.
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comment Why does English need an article before any noun?
@ShreevatsaR: So one could theorize that since English doesn't have tenses to clarify quantity 0, 1, or many, we have to use articles. Neither necessarily better just a different mechanism.
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